hoser

[hoh-zer]
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British Dictionary definitions for hoser

hoser

noun
  1. US slang a person who swindles or deceives others
  2. Canadian slang an unsophisticated, esp rural, person
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Word Origin and History for hoser
n.

"contemptible person," also hose-head, by 1982, a term popularized by the Canadian parody comic sketch "Great White North" with the fictional McKenzie Brothers on SCTV.

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